World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King News

Blizzard explains what's going on with controller support in World of Warcraft: Shadowlands

"Our focus was not to try and make WoW feel like a console game."

BlizzCon 2019 dates and collectibles announced

Won't be able to get there on footman.

Blizzard Entertainment president Mike Morhaime steps down

Statements mention "several new games" in development.

How the unofficial World of Warcraft projects reacted to WOW Classic

And now the crusade is over, what will they do?

World PvP is making a long overdue comeback in World of Warcraft

"You might feel it hasn't been treated with the respect it deserves..."

Blizzard is officially doing classic, vanilla, legacy World of Warcraft servers

"Fans of World of Warcraft around the world we hear you."

World of Warcraft dominates BlizzCon 2017 schedule, wink wink nudge nudge

But there will be no Diablo announcements this year. renamed Blizzard

Bigger name change rejected, new logo erected.

Blizzard says cheerio to branding

Remember when it launched with Diablo 20 years ago?

Blizzard story overlord Chris Metzen retires aged 42

"I won't lie - it's going to be really hard stepping away."

Why Blizzard can't please everyone playing World of Warcraft

"I know it often can seem like we don't listen."

Blizzard responds to WOW Nostalrius pirate/private server closure

"We have been discussing classic servers for years..."

Blizzard fundamentally overhauling World of Warcraft PVP for Legion

Equipment stats nullified for battles, Honor system completely reworked. And Prestige.

Blizzard will no longer report World of Warcraft subscriber numbers

"There are other metrics that are better indicators of the overall business."

New World of Warcraft expansion to be revealed next week

UPDATE: Now with additional video speculation. Whither BlizzCon?

Warcraft movie footage leaks from Comic-Con

Director says it's nearly finished, and talks about a trilogy.

Soar over Azeroth in the Warcraft movie's interactive VR trailer

See all 360 degrees of Stormwind from aboard a gryphon.

The very first screenshots of World of Warcraft

And of the 60-person team that built it.

WOW: Leeroy Jenkins happened 10 years ago

A video that became a meme that became legend.

Warcraft movie slips 3 months to June 2016

Problem with elf and safety?

WoW Tokens launch tomorrow in Europe

30 days for 15 or auctioned off at 35K gold.

$20 WOW Token gold value drops nearly a third in a day

Handy web-tracker plots graph in real-time.

World of Warcraft Tokens are arriving today in the Americas

Buy 30 days of game-time for $20 or 30,000 gold.

Special World of Warcraft gift for 10-year subscribers

A bronze replica of the statue at Blizzard HQ, it seems.

Watch and absorb the entire lore of Warcraft

Ever wondered who that Hearthstone character is?

Blizzard warns WoW players to watch out for a Trojan

UPDATE: It came from a fake version of Curse Client.

World of Warcraft movie postponed to March 2016

To avoid coming out the same day as Star Wars.

Blizzard rules out free-to-play World of Warcraft

"It's not something we're currently considering."

Diablo 3 has sold over 14 million copies across all versions

World of Warcraft suffers slight subscriber dip.

Is Warlords of Draenor the next WOW expansion?

Time travel, Grom Hellscream and Kil'Jaeden?

World of Warcraft Connected Realms to launch after Patch 5.4

To combat "less-than-optimal play experience" for those on less popular realms.

Cyber psychologist calls on MMORPG developers to shorten long quests

To help prevent addiction and potential government intervention.

Activision Blizzard buys independence from Vivendi

"Tremendous opportunity" costs $8.2 billion.

Blizzard confirms in-game micro-transactions for World of Warcraft

But controversial levelling, charm buffs just for Asian regions "at the outset".

Blizzard considering in-game micro-transactions for World of Warcraft

Player concern over potential pay to win advantage.

Blizzard issues security warning after World of Warcraft suffers increase in unauthorised account logins

Web and mobile auction house taken offline for emergency maintenance.

World of Warcraft subscriptions drop 1.3 million in three months

Skylanders: Giants is the best-selling game in the west... if you count the figurines.

$175 BlizzCon 2013 tickets on sale in two batches later this month

$500 charity dinner tickets up for grabs, too.

BlizzCon 2013 announced for early November

Diablo 3 and WOW expansions? Blizzard All-Stars?

Activision casts doubt on 2013 release for Bungie's Destiny

Plus: 12 million Diablo 3 sales, 9.6m WOW subs and "disappointment" at Wii U launch.

US Senate candidate criticised for playing WoW

"Maine needs a State Senator that lives in the real world." has been hacked, e-mails compromised

Blizzard advises players on North American servers change their passwords.

World of Warcraft movie gets a new writer

Penned by the man behind Blood Diamond and The Mighty.

Hollywood's Sam Raimi not directing World of Warcraft movie any longer

Project has a new, unknown helmsman, apparently.

Glitch dev turns World of Warcraft into Google Maps

World of MapCraft a full set of zoom-able "slippy maps".

WOW Leeroy Jenkins moment re-imagined as short film

In a modern day city, a bank robbery is about to go down.

Blizzard acknowledges Star Wars: The Old Republic's impact on WOW

Subs dip "has to at least be attributable to SWTOR".

Blizzard hasn't given up getting WOW running on iPhone

"The world is evolving towards that little handheld device."

Blizzard tempts WOW players back with Scroll of Resurrection

Auto level 80, free Cataclysm, faction/realm swap, game time.

Blizzard announces BattleTags

A unified nickname for players on

World of Warcraft patch 4.3 Hour of Twilight notes

Deathwing death! Class changes! New things!

WOW Guardian Cub enables gold buying

"Safe, secure" alternative to 3rd parties.

WOW Patch 4.3 hits PTR "soon"

"Within a couple of weeks."

Money from MMO subs begins to decline

For the first time in recent memory.

New World of Warcraft mouse costs 70

SteelSeries Legendary Ed. out next month.

Cenarion Hatchling nets 1m for tsunami

World of Warcraft fans do their bit.

World of Warcraft subscribers dip again

Bigger-than-Firelands update coming 2011.

World of Warcraft testing Real ID Party

Group with friends from any server.

World of Warcraft patch 4.2 live today

Ragnaros! Tier 12! Season 10! Dragonwrath!

Blizzard interested in iOS devices

"If we could make the right game changes."

Blizzard talks Titan development

WOW and Titan teams discuss ideas.

Is video game addiction causing divorce?

Eurogamer investigates Daily Mail report.

Firelands WOW 4.2 patch notes

Cataclysm dungeons nerfed?

World of Warcraft subscribers decrease

12 million pre-Cataclysm, 11.4 million now.

Blizzard playing Titan MMO already

"It's a total ball," says Paul Sams.

Blizzard: WOW housing may never happen

Keeps falling off to-do list.

Blizzard turns 20 years old

Morhaim and Pearce say thank you.

WOW patch 4.1 revamps Zul'Gurub/Aman

Back as five-man, level 85 affairs.

EA: World of Warcraft a "silent movie"

And Star Wars: The Old Republic "is the first talkie".

Blizzard has World of StarCraft trademark

But popular mod allowed to live on.

Blizz: Cataclysm dungeons not too hard

Get some skills, basically.

Blizzard mulling 5-man Molten Core

Original 40-man WOW raid downsized.

WOW voice chat needs a "revamp"

Blizzard "not super proud" of it.

UK game industry hits back at Panorama

"Playing games is a hobby."

Blizzard: "Give the gift of Warcraft"

WOW cheap as chips for Christmas.

WOW "sucked oxygen" from MMO subs

F2P or you'll be "skating up hill" - Cryptic.

Blizzard excited for fourth WOW expansion

Next-gen MMO dark till at least 2012.

World of Warcraft hits 12m subscribers

World domination continues.

EA responds to Bobby Kotick slur

COD destroyed by "Kotick's own hubris".

WOW expansion finally launches in China

Nearly two years after Western release.

Acti laments poor Blur, Singularity sales

Insists it marketed both appropriately.

Blizzard "probably very arrogant" - Jagex

"Perhaps even over-self-assured."

Blizzard forums to require real names

Storm of protest over Real ID.

WOW's iPhone Auction House in beta

Will require extra subscription when live.

BlizzCon 2010 ticket dates announced

Going for $150 in early June. Two batches.

How to opt in for WOW Cataclysm beta

Linked, WOW accounts required.

$25 WOW horse makes millions

More of a macro-transaction, really.

WOW Cataclysm class changes detailed

Blizzard overhauling across the board.

BlizzCon 2010 dated for October

Doesn't clash with Eurogamer Expo.

Blizzard: console WOW still "unlikely"

A regular topic at HQ, says Brack.

Activision: WOW could become "obsolete"

Blizzard behemoth not untouchable.

Blizzard: 70% in WOW don't pass level 10

Has 11.5m subs. SCII closed beta in Feb.

Access WOW auction house on iPhone, web

Blizzard planning "premium" Armory service.

Warcraft movie still at script stage

Raimi may find something else to do first.

WOW nearly out of woods in China

Sources say fine agreed, Lich King soon.

Fugitive tracked down through WOW

Blizzard helps with manhunt.

No WOW Lich King fight until April?

New Icecrown Citadel opening staggered.

Euro WOW Lich King patch tomorrow

Fight end boss Arthas at last.

Player clocks WOW achievements

MMO "completed" in Taiwan.

Blizzard on 15 years of Warcraft, 5 of WOW

"You just don't know how it's going to do."

BlizzCon moving to Vegas in July?

LVCC thinks so, Blizzard not so sure. now required to play WOW

Merging accounts essential from today.

Blizzard keen on WOW micro-transactions

Item sales will be purely optional, though.

WOW patch 3.3 in "coming weeks"

What does that mean for Cataclysm?

Blizzard opens WOW pet store

Buy yourself a sidekick for nine quid.

WOW on shaky ground in China

Ordered to stop taking money and accounts.

New WOW dungeon system detailed

As race-change feature goes live.

WOW deadline set

You've a month to merge accounts.

Private Ryan writer on Warcraft film

Rumours of Lich King focus look unlikely.

WOW patch returns Onyxia to power

Update 3.2.2 is alive and kicking.

Chinese WOW returns after two months

Outage cost at least $9 million.

WOW's vital statistics revealed

Plus, Blizzard talks cancelled sci-fi RPG.

WOW faction changes live in the US

$30 a pop. Race change coming soon.

WOW to support cross-server dungeons

Also, Icecrown Citadel previewed.

Every old WOW zone to be revamped

And more endgame than ever before.

WOW expansion to revamp old world?

Huge changes to classic content rumoured.

Onyxia returns for WOW's 5th birthday

Classic raid to be revamped.

WOW was almost "a much darker game"

Metzen and Didier on what might've been.

New races rumoured for WOW expansion

Goblins for Horde, Worgen for Alliance?

BlizzCon 2009 sold out in eight minutes

20,000 people to attend this year.

New "similar to Xbox Live"

Vision outlined for "social gaming network".

WOW: Call of the Crusade patch today

Raid, battleground, PVP levelling all in.

In-game addiction therapy for WOW

Psychiatrist seeks free accounts.

Sam Raimi to direct WOW film

You know, him who did Spider-Man.

WOW-themed Peggle released

Is free, has 10 levels.

Chinese WOW has been offline for a month

Operator handover not going smoothly.

Blizzard trademarks Cataclysm

Next WOW expansion? New game?

Build for hardcore first, says Blizzard

Pardo argues accessibility can come later.

WOW to enable faction-swapping

On same realm to "equivalent" char.

Chinese government bans gold farming

Millions of pounds will be lost.

WOW: PVP levelling in next patch

Plus: turn off XP altogether!

WOW slashes mount requirements

Get faster ponies, earlier and cheaper.

WOW regional finals dated, detailed

Best of the West. With video.

New battleground in next WOW patch

Plus mini-raid, more Argent Tournament.

First block of BlizzCon tickets sells out

More available in a fortnight.

BlizzCon tickets on sale next week

Event will live internet streaming.

The9 preparing Chinese WOW knock-off?

Hell hath no fury like a licensee spurned.

PopCap releases Peggle add-on for WOW

Has "/roll" alternative, talent-tree.

WOW: Secrets of Ulduar tomorrow

Or today, if you're American.

Gold sellers steal accounts - Blizzard

WOW operator explains hard-line stance.

PETA holds seal-clubbing protest in WOW

Canadians portrayed as Undead Horde.

WOW Equipment Manager delayed

Won't make launch of patch 3.1.

WOW "guild director" job ad appears

Full-time position with bonuses.

Blizzard releases iPhone authenticator

US only so far, other phones to come.

Grinding WOW gold earns GBP 1 an hour

Players speak out on why they buy.

16m WOW quests completed every day

That's in US alone. Kaplan explains why.

A million gold farmers in China

70 per cent of all trade is in WOW gold.

MMOs keep PC as top gaming platform

WOW makes USD 1 billion each year.

Blizzard launches new

Unified login for WOW and future games.

Blizzard targeted in MMO patent dispute

WOW and Second Life next if NCsoft loses.

Chinese govt. rejects WOW: Lich King?

Too many skeletons, apparently.

Flood of info as WOW patch 3.1 hits test

Argent Tournament, dungeon maps, more.

WOW guild leader wins an Oscar

Effects man earns sweet loot drop.

WOW's "truly epic" Ulduar raid previewed

14 bosses, vehicle combat, hard mode.

BlizzCon 2009 confirmed for August

Third WOW expansion to be announced?

WOW's dual talent specs explained

Max level only, comes with gear manager.

Jeff Kaplan leaves WOW for next MMO

Lead designer moves on after 6 years.

WOW's 2009 Arena tournament confirmed

Online gladiators compete for USD 200k.

Big class changes in next WOW patch

Blizzard sets house in order.

Judge rules WOW bot violates copyright

Victory could have wider implications.

WOW: other hero classes were considered

Necromancer, Rune Master didn't make it.

WOW makes up half Acti-Blizz's business

Made USD 400 million last year, says analyst.

WOW patch beset with problems

Wintergrasp back up, Arenas gone.

Death Knight restrictions lifted in WOW

Plus Wintergrasp reboot, class changes, 3D.

WOW sex changes available in Europe

Paid customisation crosses ocean.

Employers screening WOW players?

Recruiters being asked to avoid them.

WOW's paid customisation launches

Sex-changes available to Americans.

Dual talent specs in next WOW update?

Blizzard hopes so, adds new details.

Achievements added to WOW Armory

Plus stats, guild info, comparisons, more.

8-bit WOW raid made real

Molten Core an April Fool no more.

WOW: Lich King sells 2.8m in 24 hours

It's the fastest-selling PC game ever.

UK charts: World at War calls the shots

Banjo, Mirror's Edge, Wii Music struggle.

WOW: Lich King sees its first level 80

French player Nymh does it in 27 hours.

Lich King launch event photo roundup

From San Fran, New York, Paris and London.

WOW paid customisation explained

Cost is intended to be a "deterrent".

Lich King launch event was UK's biggest

HMV Oxford Street sees record crowds.

Blizzard "wouldn't bet against" BioWare

But Sams warns of pitfalls for Old Republic.

Lich King midnight launch plans revealed

Capital cities under siege (in Azeroth).

Blizzard: WAR, AOC players coming home

Morhaime presents actual percentages.

Lich King midnight launch details

Oxford Street in UK, events worldwide.

WOW subs hit 11 million mark

Lich King launch just weeks away now.

Surprise Lich King event begins in WOW

Run amok as a zombie in capital cities.

Mythic "flattered" by WOW's PVP changes

Jacobs reckons it's a reaction to WAR.

Blizzard in for "lengthy battle" - Mythic

Jacobs responds to claims of lost players.

Next Blizzard MMO won't be WOW 2

Morhaime drives final nail in that coffin.

WAR players returning to WOW

More than half, says Blizzard's Sams.

WOW patch live, servers back up

You can cancel the after-work drink now.

WOW's Echoes of Doom patch out today

Servers back up at 1pm - if you're lucky.

WOW still aiming for annual expansions

Not next time though, says Morhaime.

WOW to introduce PVP levelling?

Maybe guild league tables, too.

Paid character customisation for WOW

Plus: man who plays 36 accounts alone.

WOW raids nerfed for Lich King

Bosses' health reduced by 30 per cent.

Blizzard awarded USD 6m in damages

Glider bot's MDY given the bum rush.

Earn game time with WOW credit card

Global economic crisis solved.

Bejeweled add-on coming to WOW

While away flights thanks to PopCap.

Lich King Collector's Edition details

Art book, soundtrack, DVD, worm.

WOW: Lich King date confirmed

Simultaneous in US and Europe.

Monster WOW patch enters testing

Lich King features included.

Lich King release date announced?

Web ad appears to spill beans.

WOW opens PVE to PVP transfers

Move your character for cash.

WOW Arenas: regional winners

Fnatic and x6tence take US and EU crowns.

Blizzard: WOW success is "exhausting"

"Great problem to have," says co-founder.

WOW Lich King talent calculators go live

Plan your level-80 Death Knight.

WOW getting gradual graphics upgrade

Draw distance, shadows and shaders first.

EVE is better than WOW, says Dyack

He just can't help himself, can he?

Major WOW patch coming in "weeks"

Paving the way for Lich King.

BlizzCon panels announced

More Diablo III info promised.

BlizzCon 2008 tickets all gone

Site goes up, fans go mental.

BlizzCon ticket demand griefs site

Sales offline until solution found.

WOW friend recruitment revamped

Exclusive mount, fast levelling, free time.

Blizzard to start "gamerscore" system

WOW Achievements are just the beginning.

Lich King to release in fourth quarter

It's out between October and December.

Blizzard: WOW lost players to Conan

They're coming back though, says Morhaime.

BlizzCon 2008 to be televised in the US

Bad luck for Euro WOW fans.

BlizzCon tickets on sale in August

Third US fan convention ramps up.

Lich King beta keys sell for big money

WWI/BlizzCon gifts go for hundreds on eBay.

Another boost for WOW levelling

60-70 progression will be faster.

WOW Lich King talents in full

Beta starts, official talent calculator goes up.

WOW achievements confirmed

Plus: Latin America falls to Blizzard.

WOW passes "the Bushnell Threshold"

Atari founder's son gives up; it's all over.

WOW Lich King beta sign-ups open

Head to official site to enlist.

More WOW Lich King info from WWI

Dungeons, battleground, twin talent specs?

Blizzard Worldwide Invitational

Diablo III, Lich King, StarCraft II.

Blizz fans won't notice merger - Morhaime

"Our focus...will remain the same."

Blizzard announces WOW Authenticator

Keychain security device for the paranoid.

Conan is "steak" to WOW's "McDonald's"

Funcom's Godager ribs rivals.

WOW song coming to GHIII

I Am Murloc available free today.

WOW was nearly free to play

Original plan featured ads, not a sub.

Rumours swirl around Blizzard teaser

Is WWI reveal Lich King or Diablo related?

WOW to get mounts at level 30?

Plus more patch and trading card news.

WOW's Arena Season 4 dated

Fight for new armour bits.

Achievements coming to WOW?

So suggests Lich King alpha leak.

World first kill of Kil'jaeden

Burning Crusade end boss downed.

WOW will "probably" get graphical reboot

It's under frequent consideration.

Blizz: room at the top for Conan and WAR

But a WOW-beater will need to be great.

Vivendi: Lich King due this year

But Blizzard silent on release date.

BlizzCon 2008 announced

Third US fan convention in October.

Uwe Boll wanted to do WOW movie

But Blizzard was quite firm.

Gamer takes gold farmers to court

WOW fan targets IGE with class action suit.

Mad people forge actual WOW Epics

Paladin Tier 2 armour set, since you asked.

The best MMO April Fools

Blizzard wins. Again.

WOW won't make you violent, says study

Plus: scientists suggest sun is hot.

WOW Sunwell patch released

In case you hadn't noticed.

WOW is not the "end of all things"

But it is the best, says Trion boss.

Blizzard previews Fury of the Sunwell

Mini-site now up, new trailer showing.

Blizzard WWI tickets on sale Thursday

55 quid, 70 euros to attend Paris event.

What's coming in next WOW update

Two new dungeons in Fury of the Sunwell.

Billion-dollar WOW claim is "bluff"

Former EA man says it can be beaten.

StarCraft II is Blizzard's "best work ever"

Plus new battleground and WOW story plans.

It could cost a billion to take on WOW

Even then it's risky, says Activision boss.

Micro-transactions "betray" players

Blizzard wants level playing field in WOW.

Halifax blocks WOW subscriptions

Too much fraud, says UK bank.

WOW gets eSports tournament

Win cash money in Arenas.

Lich King and StarCraft II playable in June

Blizzard doing big event in Paris.

European hits World of Warcraft gold limit

Worth roughly USD 6450 in real life.

Blizzard to do podcasts

Hints at new game reveals.

Nothing will change - Blizzard

Merger not affecting games.

WoW subs at 9.3 million

Mr. Olympia keeps on flexing.

Blizzard details new WoW patch

Kill trolls in Zul'Aman.

Blizzard talks Death Knights

Warcraft's new Hero class.

South Park wins Emmy

For Make Love, Not Warcraft.

GC: Film and MMOs don't mix - ArenaNet

Warns against copying WOW.

MMO news updates

Rolled into one for you.

Plenty of life in MMOs

All-star panel says so.

MMO players not loners

Study talks social interaction.

South Park offers WoW trial

Box set to lure you in.

More Lich King details emerge

Except that all-important date.

Blizzard unveils WoW expansion

Wrath of the Lich King.

WOW expansion details leaked?

More levels, hero classes.